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Nation Oct 28WATCH: U.S. charges 8 in alleged Chinese surveillance effort
The Justice Department has charged eight people with working on behalf of the Chinese government in a pressure campaign aimed at coercing a New Jersey man who was wanted by Beijing to return to China to face charges, officials said.
Politics Oct 23Trump, Biden lawyer up and brace for White House legal battle
Dozens of attorneys for the Democrats and the Republicans are already clashing in courts across the U.S. over mailed-in ballot deadlines and other issues brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
Politics Oct 21WATCH: U.S. officials say Iran sent emails intimidating American voters
The voter-intimidation operation apparently used email addresses obtained from state voter registration lists, which include party affiliation and home addresses and can include email addresses and phone numbers.
Politics Oct 08Prominent republican fundraiser charged in covert lobbying effort
Elliott Broidy, a fundraiser for President Donald Trump and the Republican Party, has been charged in an illicit lobbying campaign aimed at getting the Trump administration to drop an investigation into the multibillion-dollar looting of a Malaysian state investment fund.
Politics Oct 07WATCH: U.S. charges ISIS members in deaths of American hostages
Prosecutors are accusing them of involvement in a gruesome campaign of beheadings, torture and other acts of violence against four American hostages in Syria and other captives.
Politics Sep 30Former FBI Director Comey testifies over role in Russia investigation
Republican lawmakers on Wednesday confronted former FBI Director James Comey about his oversight of the Trump-Russia investigation during a politically charged hearing that focused attention on problems with a probe that have becoming a rallying cry for Trump supporters…
Politics Sep 29Mueller pushes back on criticism from lawyer on Russia investigation team
Former special counsel Robert Mueller is pushing back against criticism from one of the top prosecutors on the Russia investigation team that the team was not as aggressive as it should have been in probing connections between the Trump campaign…
Politics Sep 23GOP Senate report: Effect ‘unclear’ of Biden son’s involvement in Ukraine company on Obama policy
Two Republican-led Senate committees issued a politically charged report Wednesday alleging that the work Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's son did in Ukraine constituted a conflict of interest for the Obama administration. But it offered no evidence to support one…
Nation Sep 21Woman arrested in case of ricin letters sent to White House, Texas
The letter addressed to the White House appeared to have originated in Canada, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police have said.
Politics Sep 17U.S. attorney general under fire over comparison of virus lock-in to slavery
In remarks Wednesday night at Hillsdale College in Michigan, Barr called the lockdown orders the "greatest intrusion on civil liberties in American history" since slavery.